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Two men standing near tall steel railroad bridge

Two men standing near tall steel railroad bridge

Two men standing near tall steel railroad bridge. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Three men standing on tracks near railroad bridge looking out over river; hand-pulled cart on tracks with luggage; misty mountains in distance.

Three men standing on tracks near railroad bridge looking out over riv...

Three men standing on tracks near railroad bridge looking out over river, hand-pulled cart on tracks with luggage, misty mountains in distance. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Railroad bridge on water; city in distance

Railroad bridge on water; city in distance

Railroad bridge on water, city in distance. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Panoramic view of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Panoramic view of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sketch shows a panoramic view of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, showing "Girard College" in the upper left, the "Columbia Railroad", and the "Cathedral" in the background (as identified on the mat by Marian S. Car... more

Conway [i.e., Conwy] Bridge, North Wales / drawn by G. Hawkins ; engraved by H. Adlard.

Conway [i.e., Conwy] Bridge, North Wales / drawn by G. Hawkins ; engra...

Print shows the River Conwy in North Wales with boats on shore in the foreground and the Conwy Castle with a railroad bridge, designed by Robert Stephenson, extending across the river in the background. Also sh... more

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R.R.", "New York", "Niagara", and "Water Works, Phila."]

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R....

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Bahia Honda Bridge spanning one of the Florida Keys -- near Key West, Fla.

Bahia Honda Bridge spanning one of the Florida Keys -- near Key West, ...

Title devised by Library staff. On recto above item: Gral. ... Velez. On verso: P. (?) Velez. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 15, lower left.

Boys fishing on the banks of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, with a large stone bridge, possibly the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad, Schuylkill River Viaduct, spanning the river in the middle distance

Boys fishing on the banks of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, wit...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. Cochran, 116 (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress). Forms ... more

Wissahikkon i.e., Wissahickon Station, Phla i.e., Philadelphia and Norristown RR Sta

Wissahikkon i.e., Wissahickon Station, Phla i.e., Philadelphia and Nor...

Drawing shows a railroad bridge over a river; railroad station near the center of the picture, Wissahickon, Pennsylvania. Title from item. Date from inscription on lower left corner. Stamped on verso: From the ... more

Richmond, Va. drawn f. natur. engrav. lith. printing by L.A. Ramm Main st. 219 Richd. Va

Richmond, Va. drawn f. natur. engrav. lith. printing by L.A. Ramm Main...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Richmond, Virginia, with the James River in the foreground, railroad bridge with a passenger train passing over it on the left, additional bridges on the right, and the Virginia... more

City of Montreal J. Walker sc. Montreal

City of Montreal J. Walker sc. Montreal

Print shows an elevated view of the city of Montreal, Québec, showing many buildings and churches, the Notre-Dame Basilica, the Pont Victoria, a railroad bridge spanning the Saint Lawrence River, and a bit of t... more

H de Grace bridge

H de Grace bridge

Title from item.

R.R. bridge H de Grace

R.R. bridge H de Grace

Title from item.

Long Bridge

Long Bridge

Title from item.

Long Bridge, connecting Washington, and Virginia
Bridge over the Susquehanna River, on the line of the Erie Railroad

Bridge over the Susquehanna River, on the line of the Erie Railroad

No. 9. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

R.R. bridge over Cedar Run in Warrenton Junction

R.R. bridge over Cedar Run in Warrenton Junction

Signed lower right: ARW. Title on recto. Number 3 stenciled 1 cm. high, upper right. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.5). Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Rigi Railroad

Rigi Railroad

View of railroad bridge on Rigi Mountain. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, p. 38, lower left.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing construction on a trestle railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Caption continues: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Title from item.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing a railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Three men are seated at right: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Exhibited: "East of th... more

Harper's Ferry, photographed immediately after its evacuation by the rebels. 1861

Harper's Ferry, photographed immediately after its evacuation by the r...

Title from item. Alternate title from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photography, c2003. Similar to ... more

Long bridge, Washington, D.C.

Long bridge, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows General Daniel Craig McCallum, Military Director and Superintendent of the Union railroads during the Civil War, with unidentified men on railroad bridge. No. B266. Title from item. Gift; Col. ... more

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing a trestle railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Caption continues: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Title from item.

Trestle work (no. 2,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Trestle work (no. 2,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Photograph shows cut logs used in construction of a trestle bridge. Title from item.

Trestle work (no. 1,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Trestle work (no. 1,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Photograph shows a trestle bridge over a creek. Title from item.

Old Hungerford Bridge

Old Hungerford Bridge

In the middle distance a suspension bridge, upheld by towers resting on massive piers, spans the Thames from a high trestle at the left. Beneath the bridge are seen the iron columns supporting the Charing Cross... more

Long Bridge, Washington, D.C.

Long Bridge, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows Long Bridge over the Potomac River from the Virginia shore. No. 275. Title from item.

The War in Virginia - rebuilding railway bridge over Goose Creek, near Manassas Gap, by Col. Geary, 28th Pennsylvania Regiment / sketched by -- Edwin Forbes.

The War in Virginia - rebuilding railway bridge over Goose Creek, near...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 May 10, p. 41. Reference copy in LOT 4420B.

The Invasion of the North - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania / from a sketch by Mr. Perkins.

The Invasion of the North - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania / from a sketch b...

View of the city from across Susquehanna River. Reference copy in LOT 4416G (1863). Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 July 18, p. 461.

First  train across Bull Run Bridge, spring of 1863

First train across Bull Run Bridge, spring of 1863

Photograph shows United States Military Railroad train going over Bull Run Bridge. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a preface by... more

Potomac Creek Bridge, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad, April 18, 1863

Potomac Creek Bridge, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad, April 18...

Photograph shows a truss railroad bridge over Potomac Creek. Title from item.

Long Bridge, Washington, D.C.

Long Bridge, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows the Long Bridge across the Potomac River from the Virginia shore.

Works thrown up near Rappahannock R.R. Bridge

Works thrown up near Rappahannock R.R. Bridge

Signed lower right: A.R.W. Title inscribed lower left. Inscribed below image: Bridge on fire. Published in: Harper's Weekly, November 7, 1863, p. 716 as: Works thrown up near the Railroad Bridge over the Rappah... more

Potomac Creek Bridge, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad, perspective view, April 12, 1863

Potomac Creek Bridge, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad, perspect...

Photograph showing a truss bridge built for the Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad. No. 243. Title from item.

Headquarters Q.M. department, City Point

Headquarters Q.M. department, City Point

Photograph shows a railroad bridge above a creek bed in City Point, now known as Hopewell, Virginia. Building in the distance. No. 33. Title from item.

Neuse River Bridge, Wilmington & Goldsboro R.R. / J.D. Heywood's Photograph Rooms.

Neuse River Bridge, Wilmington & Goldsboro R.R. / J.D. Heywood's Photo...

Photograph shows a train crossing Neuse River Bridge in North Carolina. Title from item. Hand-lettered title on mount. Stamped on verso: "J.D. Heywood's Photograph Rooms, Craven St., 3d door south P.O., New Ber... more

Ruins of Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Bridge, Richmond, Va., April, 1865

Ruins of Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Bridge, Richmond, Va., April...

Photograph shows ruins of the railroad bridge across the James River. Plate no. 88. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Sol... more

High Bridge crossing the Appomattox, near Farmville, on South Side Railroad, Va. / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan, positive by A. Gardner.

High Bridge crossing the Appomattox, near Farmville, on South Side Rai...

Photograph showing the three repaired sections of the High Bridge over the Appomattox River, after a battle with the Confederates in April, 1865.

Cedar Creek Bridge, Raleigh & Gaston R.R.

Cedar Creek Bridge, Raleigh & Gaston R.R.

Photograph shows a train crossing Cedar Creek Bridge in North Carolina. Title from item. Hand-lettered title on mount. Photographer and publisher from related photo processed as LOT 13958, no. 6.

The new railroad bridge across the Susquehanna, from Havre de Grace to Perryville, Maryland / from a photograph by Schrieber & Son, Philadelphia.

The new railroad bridge across the Susquehanna, from Havre de Grace to...

Construction scene, with workers and supplies at site of unfinished bridge. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, Dec. 22, 1866, p. 217. Reference copy in LOT 4429-D.

Tunnel no. 3 - Weber Cañon, Utah

Tunnel no. 3 - Weber Cañon, Utah

Photograph shows railroad tracks across a river and into a tunnel in the mountainside, Weber Canyon, Utah. Title from item. Illus. in: Sun pictures of Rocky Mountain scenery, with a description of the geographi... more

Tunnel #3, Weber Canyon, Utah

Tunnel #3, Weber Canyon, Utah

Title from item. Possibly by William Henry Jackson. For similar photo by A.J. Russell, see: Tunnel no. 3 - Weber Cañon, Utah (2003668252). Gift; J. Pierpont Morgan. Published in: Viewpoints; a selection from th... more

City of Louisville / A.C. Warren ; E.P. Brandard.

City of Louisville / A.C. Warren ; E.P. Brandard.

Ohio River with bridge in foreground, buildings of Louisville in background. 11661C U.S. Copyright Office. Steel engraving by E.P. Brandard after A.C. Warren. Published in William Cullen Bryant, Picturesque Ame... more

Union Pacific Ry., Dale Creek viaduct Photo-lith. by Chas. Shober & Co., props. Chicago Lith. Co

Union Pacific Ry., Dale Creek viaduct Photo-lith. by Chas. Shober & Co...

Engineering drawing shows trestles and bracings of Dale Creek, Wyoming, railroad bridge as elevation, plan, and cross section, and details. Title from item. In album: Album of designs of bridges, roofs, turntab... more

Iron viaduct, Cin. So. Ry. Dale Creek trestle, Union Pacific Ry. Missouri, Kansas & Texas Ry. Photo-lith. by Chas. Shober & Co., props. Chicago Lith. Co

Iron viaduct, Cin. So. Ry. Dale Creek trestle, Union Pacific Ry. Misso...

Engineering drawing shows deck spans and trestles of three railroad bridges as elevations, plans, and cross sections. Title from item. In album: Album of designs of bridges, roofs, turntables, iron trestles, pn... more

View of R.R. bridge, from tow path

View of R.R. bridge, from tow path

On mount: Portage Falls and Bridge. Handwritten note on verso: [Portage, N.Y. Erie RR]. No. 805. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

View of Upper Falls and R.R. bridge

View of Upper Falls and R.R. bridge

On mount: Portage Falls and Bridge. Handwritten note on verso: [Portage, N.Y. Erie RR.] No. 800. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Montreal River, bridge at rock cut, Wisconsin

Montreal River, bridge at rock cut, Wisconsin

Title based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04730. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949. Unverified information in this record. 752 field.

Black River Falls, Wisconsin

Black River Falls, Wisconsin

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04674. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

From railway bridge, Geneva, Ill

From railway bridge, Geneva, Ill

Second title on negative: [...] Chicago & North Western Ry. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04607. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Bridge at Crucitas

Bridge at Crucitas

"W.H.J. Phot. Co." and "64" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 4135. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Montreal River, bridge at rock cut, Wisconsin

Montreal River, bridge at rock cut, Wisconsin

Title based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04729. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949. Unverified information in this record. 752 field.

Eau Claire from the railroad bridge

Eau Claire from the railroad bridge

Title from Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "298" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04677. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A trestle on California Western Railroad and Navigation Co.

A trestle on California Western Railroad and Navigation Co.

Photograph shows train, with smoke blowing, moving across the tracks; passengers standing outside on last railroad car. No. 409. Additional title on item: California. Trestle on the California Western Railroad ... more

Bridge at Rascon

Bridge at Rascon

"W.H.J. Phot. Co." and "63" on negative. Railroad train on bridge. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 4134. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.